Definition of decimal
- decimal coinage
In the number 8.901, the 9 is in the first decimal place.
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The number 67.398 is a decimal. It is equal to the whole number 67 plus the decimal.398.
Seven-tenths written as a decimal is.7. Seven-tenths written as a fraction is {frac7.
The decimal.2 is equal to the fraction {frac2.
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mathematics : based on the number 10
mathematics : a number that is written with a dot between the part of the number that is equal to 1 or more and the part of the number that is less than 1
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